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With windy roads that snake along jagged cliffsides leading down to the sparkling cobalt Pacific, the 90-mile stretch of California coastline that makes... Read More

Elvis fans who don’t mind a bit of a fix-up could nab one of the king’s long-forgotten but treasured cars.It’s well documented that Elvis Presley loved... Read More

There is a European destination for every travel palette. The honeymooners are in Positano, the art lovers are at Musée d'Orsay in Paris, the hikers are... Read More

In a year when sweeping wildfires yet again ravaged portions of the state, California has shown that it’s as tenacious as it is welcoming. It’s a... Read More

Travel + Leisure readers know you don’t have to whip out your passport to check into one of the finest resort hotel destinations in the world. From the... Read More

It might be difficult (and expensive) to book a week-long last-minute 4th of July vacation, but it’s not too late to plan a quick trip to somewhere... Read More

And just like that — it’s time to plan your Fourth of July getaway.Memorial Day is behind us, and summer holidays are booking up fast. In fact, there’s... Read More

With Memorial Day behind us, it’s fair to say summer is (unofficially) here. And with the start of the season comes two things: vacation and... Read More

It’s no coincidence that golf courses offer spectacular scenery. Course designers select a locale based in large part on its natural beauty. Then they... Read More

Doris Day, one of the most prolific actresses of Hollywood’s golden era, has died, her foundation announced Monday. She was 97.Day, CNN reported, ranked... Read More

Honeybees are nature’s hardest-working creatures. Though tiny — averaging about half an inch in length — what these insects do for the world is nearly... Read More

A woman who had been missing for over a week was found alive on July 13 after driving her Jeep off a cliff in Big Sur, California.Angela Hernandez was... Read More

No matter what you do at the Post Ranch Inn, you’ll have a beautiful view. And that’s just one reason why Travel + Leisure readers voted this the Best... Read More

This spring, inspired by a mix of real longing and Instagram-fueled nostalgia, I found myself gripped by the desire to #vanlife it for a while. And not... Read More

An American soldier abroad went to extraordinary lengths to witness the birth of his first child back home.U.S. Army combat engineer Francois... Read More

When deciphering who leads the happiest lives, it’s likely their surroundings probably involve open water, nature and lots of bikers.That’s according to... Read More

Stretching 90 miles along the jagged western edge of the continental United States, Big Sur has long exercised a magnetic pull on people drawn to its... Read More

A landslide of more than 1 million tons of brick and dirt buried part of California’s Pacific Coast Highway over the weekend.The damage is ... Read More

Each winter, an estimated 20,000 gray whales travel the 6,000 miles from the chilly waters of Alaska to the balmy bays of Mexico. Come spring, when... Read More

Travelers looking for a way to bring history into their next trip can choose from an array of historic homes currently up for rent on Airbnb and... Read More

The world is filled with incredible honeymoon destinations and spots for a romantic getaway, but there are also plenty of places best explored solo... Read More

Two major wildfires in California are causing evacuations and closures as firefighters battle the blazes.Officials closed state parks along the Big Sur... Read More

This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.We asked Jorge Macias, the concierge of Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, to plan a single, spectacular day in... Read More

When Austin Hope’s parents moved to Paso Robles in the 1970s, the area had about 10 wineries. Now more than 200 sit on some 40,000 acres in this bucolic... Read More

The city of San Francisco may boast a temperate climate all year round, but spring is the perfect time to venture out of the city and into greener... Read More

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